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  • Allow me to introduce myself

    Allow me to introduce myself
    What’s the point of a music critic? In my case, I’m sure of what it isn’t: it’s not to obnoxiously claim “FIRST!” on an obscure basement act nor is it to boorishly write off work because it’s “just not for me.” Like my favorite writers, I’m dedicated to music writing and criticism because I love getting dirty with the art — diving in headfirst, thinking not just bigger picture but also how powerful a single three-minute song can be. (Oh, and I enjoy the six-figure paychecks and beautiful groupies, obviously.)
  • Movie review: 'The Social Network,' about Facebook founders

    Movie review: 'The Social Network,' about Facebook founders
    Across far too many stretches of our moviegoing lives, we see movie after movie without seeing one that really moves. At once stealthy and breathlessly paced, "The Social Network" scoots at a fabulous clip, depicting how its version of Facebook founder...

    Decade duel! 1980s vs. 1990s: Oh, it's on

    Decade duel! 1980s vs. 1990s: Oh, it's on
    Like, gag us with a spoon. For its 30th anniversary, Artscape is going all 1980s on us. So we figured that now’s the time to determine once and for all which was the better 10-year period: the ’80s or ’90s. Let the battle begin! FASHION...

    Record labels grapple with CD protection

    For three holiday seasons, record executives say, Internet piracy has been the Grinch of the music business, undercutting album sales and labels' year-end profits. So how did the labels open the biggest music-buying period of the year? By shipping an...

    Music is more mobile than ever, but convenience comes at a price

    Music is more mobile than ever,  but convenience comes at a price
    "I mean, I'm wearing next to nothing I even put on a little spice I long for you to hold me in your arms But instead, you cradle your device." — Tom Brosseau, "Cradle Your Device" Need any more proof that smartphones have taken over our...